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Skills Training

You are new to mountain biking or want to improve your skills? Join our training sessions and you are sure to learn new skills swiftly with the right doses of fun.



  • Saturdays and Sundays 14h00-17h00
  • Weekdays can be arranged

Note: We do offer transport to trails. Pick up in Sea Point; R100 petrol allowance)
  • Private lessons R800 for 2 hours
  • Group sessions (2 pax) R700 per person/2 hours
  • Group sessions (3+pax) R600 per person/3 hours
  • Kids Clinics (2+pax) R400 per child/2 hours
  • Kids Clinics (4+pax) R300 per child/2 hours
Level 1 & 2: 

Important! Don’t wear cleated shoes. Wear takkies and fit flat pedals to better concentrate on the skills training.
  • Practice of braking and shifting gears
  • Basic single track flow and cornering – seating and standing
  • Balancing and different positioning on bike
  • Practice of easy switchbacks up and down
  • Learn to ride basic inclines
  • Negotiating basic obstacles, A-frames, bridges
  • Bunny hop

Level 1, 2 & 3:

  • Learn how to maneuver around tight switchbacks
  • Mount and dismount pavements
  • How to track stand – get the balance right; key to mtb riding!
  • How to ride steep rooty inclines
  • How to negotiate your way through rock gardens
  • Ride technical uphills
  • Ride smaller and bigger drop offs
  • Learn how to ride jumps and stumps

Training sessions are run by Kate Slegrova who is a certified cycle coach, and Katja Steenkamp, an experienced Cross Country and Enduro rider. You will be fueled by Hammer Nutrition.

To book your session contact us on or call 0827955878.

We want to use our passion for the sport as a platform to create awareness of and support Qhubeka and World Bicycle Relief in their mission to mobilize children with bicycles. Please join us by donating R40 for each lesson you are taking with us. Follow this link to make your contribution: Qhubeka

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